Tokyo Godfathers, the acclaimed holiday classic from master director Satoshi Kon (Paprika, Perfect Blue), returns to theaters in a brand-new restoration complete with an English dub which has a new trailer that you can see below. The new English-language dub will premiere March 11th. GKIDS will theatrically release TOKYO GODFATHERS on March 13th. All fan preview screenings of TOKYO GODFATHERS will screen at 7:00 p.m. local time and you can get tickets here.

In modern-day Tokyo, three homeless people’s lives are changed forever when they discover a baby girl at a garbage dump on Christmas Eve. As the New Year fast approaches, these three forgotten members of society band together to solve the mystery of the abandoned child and the fate of her parents. Along the way, encounters with seemingly unrelated events and people force them to confront their own haunted pasts, as they learn to face their future, together.

Co-written by Keiko Nobumoto (Cowboy Bebop) and featuring a whimsical score by Keiichi Suzuki (EarthBound), Tokyo Godfathers is a masterpiece by turns heartfelt, hilarious and highly original, a tale of hope and redemption in the face of seemingly insurmountable odds.

English Voice Cast:

Gin – Jon Avner

Miyuki – Victoria Grace

Hana – Shakina Nayfack

Mother – Kate Bornstein

Miyuki’s Father – Crispin Freeman

Old Man – David Manis

Oota – Jamieson Price

Yasuo – Kirk Thornton


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